salahmah:

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its “old town” sector, or medina.

The maze-like medina sector, like those of most of the other towns in the area, features white-washed buildings with a fusion of Spanish and Moorish architecture. The brilliantly blue walls, however, seem to be unique to Chefchaouen. They are said to have been introduced to the town by Jewish refugees in 1930, who considered blue to symbolize the sky and heaven. The color caught on, and now many also believe that the blue walls serve to repel mosquitoes as well (mosquitoes dislike clear and moving water).

Whatever the reason, the town’s blue walls attract visitors who love to wander the town’s narrow streets and snap some beautiful photos. 

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via [activemindsinc] #ok2talk

oktotalk:

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andthatsterrible:

Everybody knows about the “Forty” entry. Nobody seems to have considered that the other numbers would be just as ridiculous.

Seriously WHY HAVE I NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE

That is TOO MANY BEES WHEN YOU ARE TINY.

gentlemanbones:

emberkeelty:

andthatsterrible:

Everybody knows about the “Forty” entry. Nobody seems to have considered that the other numbers would be just as ridiculous.

Seriously WHY HAVE I NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE

That is TOO MANY BEES WHEN YOU ARE TINY.

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You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in.

—  Eliezer Yudkowsky (via abundance-mine)

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"Pop music is all about man’s inhumanity to woman" - Neil Innes

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Sociologists use the term “androcentrism” to refer to a new kind of sexism, one that replaces the favoring of men over women with the favoring of masculinity over femininity. According to the rules of androcentrism, men and women alike are rewarded, but only insofar as they are masculine (e.g., they play sports, drink whiskey, and are lawyers or surgeons w00t!). Meanwhile, men are punished for doing femininity and women… well, women are required to do femininity and simultaneously punished for it.

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Androcentrism: It’s Okay to Be a Boy, but Being a Girl… » Sociological Images

I think the ‘women are required to do femininity and simultaneously punished for it’ bit sums up 90% of sexism in one sentence.

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fyodorpavlov:

Took a breather between illustrations to make a little headdress for our upcoming Russian Christmas party. The theme this year is Russian fairytales. The past couple of years I have made kokoshniks, but this year the inspiration for this was a kichka. The result is much more art nouveau, though, but I’m ok with that.

fyodorpavlov:

Took a breather between illustrations to make a little headdress for our upcoming Russian Christmas party. The theme this year is Russian fairytales. The past couple of years I have made kokoshniks, but this year the inspiration for this was a kichka. The result is much more art nouveau, though, but I’m ok with that.

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here - Chaiwa, a Tewa Indian

here - Chaiwa, a Tewa Indian

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from  here: Evening dress, Weeks (France), 1910. Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

from  hereEvening dress, Weeks (France), 1910. Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

sisterwolf:

Loie Fuller imitator - photograph by Marceau

sisterwolf:

Loie Fuller imitator - photograph by Marceau

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Annie Oakley, ‘Little Sure Shot’ - basically a badass, read about her here

Annie Oakley, ‘Little Sure Shot’ - basically a badass, read about her here

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